Barbie Elliott wrote her first song when she was only three years old. She has performed as a soloist and in many musical groups as a vocalist, pianist, and flutist. She earned her bachelor of arts in music from Brigham Young University. She has arranged and created scores for several community theater productions. She is the musician/arranger for a children’s DVD series entitled Baby Songbird. She has also recently created her first CD of original compositions and hymn arrangements which can be purchased at her website: www.barbieelliott.com.
Barbie was born completely blind. She believes that with the right attitude, trust and faith in the lord, and the support of loved ones that she can accomplish just about anything. Besides music she enjoys reading, crocheting, hiking, swimming, water skiing, ice and roller skating, horseback riding, and spending time with family and friends. Barbie and her husband have four children ranging from 15 to 4 years of age. They live here in Layton.
Marcia Knorr’s music can best be summed up as a “touch of folk, a twist of nostalgia, a pinch of humor and heaps of unexpected musical fun.” Marcia seems to find the humor in life’s situations whether it is a parody on life in Utah, motherhood or musical statements on other absurd topics such as the inequities of women wearing panty hose and men’s obsession with duct tape.
Marcia Knorr of Layton, Utah is a versatile and seasoned performer who has played music for he past 40 years. Marcia got started in music during her college years in Wisconsin during the height of the folk music era.
Marcia has stayed active with her music performing at a wide variety of venues and programs including the Utah Arts Festival, Utah Arts Council Performing Arts Tour, concerts at Red Butte Garden, Layton Arts Council, Ogden First Night Celebration, Pioneer Days Celebrations at Ft. Buena Ventura, Alaska State Fair, Salt Lake Brown Bag Concert, Gallivan Center noon concerts and a variety of private parties.
Sunday, July 20, 2008 | 7:00 PM